Wynette: Almost without exception on this trip, every person I have spoken with in the shops, bars, on the street has been kind and helpful and patient. Many of our dealings with locals have been here where we are living… Continue Reading
The class was a success! (Yes, éxito means success. Isn’t that strange?) In what ways was it a success? Well, I had great fun (1) learning a few new things in Spanish and (2) getting to know my teacher and… Continue Reading
Wynette: We’ve had some cloudy, rainy days since we’ve been here, but today we had beautiful sun. I snapped some photos on walk to class.
Wynette: Last week, when Charlie and I walked down the main street in the Old Town of Seville we heard a band playing jazz a couple of blocks ahead. I pictured black ties, slick guys. But it was this rather… Continue Reading
Wynette: Today Charlie took a train to Madrid to meet his sister Pat at the aeropuerto. She is joining us for two weeks while we are here in Spain. Charlie and Pat will sight-see around Madrid till Friday then come back… Continue Reading
Charlie: I took the Sevilla Metro to catch the fast train to Madrid to meet Pat. First time on it. Just starting, only one line. Note how it is designed like the trams in airports. The fixed doors at the… Continue Reading
Except, of course, during siesta but that’s just common sense.
Charlie: You have probably seen city parks with water spouts for children to play in on summer days. This might be hard to see but it is the same thing but fine mist comes out of the spouts. Mist can… Continue Reading
Charlie: we saw this out the window of the airport bus today. Not sure which government building it is, they are flying the Spanish flag, but I like the sentiment.